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French Fridays with Doire: Chicken Tagine with Sweet Potatoes and Prunes

  Last week the Dorsita’s participated in Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution Day, which is all about getting children excited about real food. Turns out that people who cook their own food eat healthier and kids who help choose, grow and … Continue reading

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French Fridays with Dorie: Spice-Poached Apples or Pears

From my banner photo you might guess that I like poached fruits and you would not be wrong. The picture above is a pan filled with Marsala and vanilla poached pears ready to be baked into a hazelnut cake and … Continue reading

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Asian Slow Cooked Beef Short Ribs

[Note: As we head into the cooler weather of fall, braising and slow cooker dishes have great appeal. This post was written May 20, 2012 and never before published. No idea why. Likely my head as well as my body … Continue reading

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